Nigeria: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Nigeria

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day

 Latest value 90.80
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2018
 Average 91.76
 Min - Max 89.50 - 94.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1985 to 2018. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 91.76 percent with a minimum of 89.5 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 94 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2018 is 90.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88 countries is 27.11 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 35.10 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 40.10 2018 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 30.90 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 90.80 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 26.70 2018 percent
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